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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 02:57 PM

Chelyabinsk meteorite nearly brought down the plane

Source: RBC (Russia)

New details have become stories with the Ural meteorite. Celestial body, caused the damage to the Chelyabinsk region billion, nearly brought down the plane, coming to the gate.

"When approaching Chelyabinsk, already on the decline, were preparing for landing and saw a bright glow to starboard" - told the NTV crew commander liner Bombardier CRJ-200 Tatarstan Airlines "Ak Bars Aero" Alexander Arkhipov.

According to the co-pilot of a celestial body heat scorched his face. However, he had noticed that the car is divided into several chapters.

"Look, he broke into three pieces. Later I saw these huge chunks. They all flew to the side, burning," - says the co-pilot Sergei Kotov.

Both pilots emphasize that this catastrophe on Earth looked quite different. They are currently studying the video and witnesses, according to their surprised that the meteorite did not prevent the landing of the aircraft.

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Read more: http://top.rbc.ru/incidents/18/02/2013/845564.shtml



Translated from Russian by Google.

Came across the story at http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=31118.msg1014318#msg1014318
where they're also discussing electrophonic sounds from meteors and spacecraft.

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Reply Chelyabinsk meteorite nearly brought down the plane (Original post)
bananas Feb 2013 OP
Duer 157099 Feb 2013 #1
Summer Hathaway Feb 2013 #2
Duer 157099 Feb 2013 #4
get the red out Feb 2013 #8
awoke_in_2003 Feb 2013 #10
Ikonoklast Feb 2013 #18
Javaman Feb 2013 #30
HoneychildMooseMoss Feb 2013 #3
christx30 Feb 2013 #5
SkyDaddy7 Feb 2013 #15
Hassin Bin Sober Feb 2013 #17
Coyotl Feb 2013 #19
Incitatus Feb 2013 #21
ManiacJoe Feb 2013 #29
valerief Feb 2013 #6
Plucketeer Feb 2013 #7
valerief Feb 2013 #9
bananas Feb 2013 #12
awoke_in_2003 Feb 2013 #11
jpak Feb 2013 #13
Webster Green Feb 2013 #26
tawadi Feb 2013 #14
awoke_in_2003 Feb 2013 #16
colorado_ufo Feb 2013 #20
Javaman Feb 2013 #31
jsr Feb 2013 #22
cartach Feb 2013 #23
muriel_volestrangler Feb 2013 #24
James48 Feb 2013 #25
JimDandy Feb 2013 #27
CreekDog Feb 2013 #28

Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:01 PM

1. Google translate needs some work n/t

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Response to Duer 157099 (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:19 PM

2. Why?

What part of a car being divided into several chapters do you not understand?


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Response to Summer Hathaway (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:23 PM

4. *snort*

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Response to Duer 157099 (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:40 PM

8. I am so glad

that I hadn't made it to the soda machine before reading that, LOLOL.

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Response to Summer Hathaway (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:56 PM

10. So says...

the copilot of a celestial body

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #10)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 05:35 PM

18. "When approaching Chelyabinsk, already on the decline, were preparing for landing ..."

Gee, I admit the city looks a little ragged, but does he have to slam it to the entire world?

That co-pilot is a real jerk.


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Response to Summer Hathaway (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:29 AM

30. The kindle car. nt

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Response to Duer 157099 (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:21 PM

3. "According to the co-pilot of a celestial body"

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Response to HoneychildMooseMoss (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:30 PM

5. So it wasn't a natural meteor.

It was a crashed space ship. I KNEW IT! Where's that baby with the red cape?

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Response to christx30 (Reply #5)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 05:01 PM

15. "crashed spaceship"???

Last I heard it was a secret weapon being tested by those evil Americans!! LOL!!

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Response to Duer 157099 (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 05:15 PM

17. Good thing I read your comment before dialing 911. I thought I was having a stroke.

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Response to Hassin Bin Sober (Reply #17)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 05:40 PM

19. I thought my dyslexia was relapsing.

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Response to Hassin Bin Sober (Reply #17)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 05:54 PM

21. I assumed it was a Yahoo writer. nt

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Response to Duer 157099 (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 10:53 PM

29. Bing's translator does a little better.


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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:31 PM

6. I hadn't known Chelyabinsk was already on the decline.

If it only had a gun, this could have been prevented.

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Response to valerief (Reply #6)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:39 PM

7. It would've taken

a "good guy" with a meteorite to neutralize this debacle.

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Response to Plucketeer (Reply #7)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:50 PM

9. Boom!

No pun intended.

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Response to valerief (Reply #9)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:08 PM

12. lol - I'm so used to google translate, I think it's normal

I couldn't understand why everyone was making fun of the story.
Then I went and read it again.
Now I can't stop laughing

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:58 PM

11. Kicking just for the wonderful translation...

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:10 PM

13. It made a sound - like someone shaking a can of plums

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Response to jpak (Reply #13)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 08:40 PM

26. Oscar!

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:59 PM

14. Might've been an interesting article

in Russian. lol

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Response to tawadi (Reply #14)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 05:14 PM

16. I don't know...

it is pretty interesting in "English"

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 05:41 PM

20. "Look! He broke into three pieces!"

Billion what?

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #20)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:30 AM

31. All three! - Lee Mercer is running for office in Russia. nt

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 06:30 PM

22. New details have become stories alright

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 06:34 PM

23. You had to be there and

you had to be Russian.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 08:18 PM

24. I love the idea of Commander "Ak Bars Aero" Alexander Arkhipov

it would be like Group Captain "Milky Way" Bigglesworth:

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 08:28 PM

25. black rectangle...

My God....It's full of stars!

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 09:01 PM

27. LOL.



Pretty awful translation. Reads fine in the original article and I'm rusty with my translation skills.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 10:17 PM

28. purple monkey dishwasher

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